In a plan that would change the face of British broadcasting, senior aides to the prime minister insisted that they are “not bluffing” about changing the BBC’s funding model and “pruning” its reach into people’s homes. The blueprint being drawn up in government will scrap the licence fee and replace it with a subscription model, and force the BBC to sell off the vast majority of its 61 radio stations but safeguard Radio 3 and Radio 4
The Society of Editors has issued the following statement after speculation that the media should be held responsible for the tragic death of TV personality Caroline Flack, pictured here.
Responsible for editorial content for online, radio and television, she oversaw the creation of the new BBC Scotland TV channel and news programme The Nine.
Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Beatrice Wishart MSP has criticised Education Scotland for dismissing evidence that teachers and parents are having to stump up for basic classroom resources.
Marching into Spring – In the last e-bulletin of winter, we’ve got a fantastic free ticket offer from the StAnza Poetry Festival, plus your chance to win the latest YA novel from Geek Girl creator Holly Smale.
Dumbarton Constituency MSP, Jackie Baillie, has slammed NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde as information from a Freedom of Information request has revealed that the GP Out of Hours service at the Vale of Leven hospital has been closed 179 times from January 2019 to December 2019.